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CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am EST
competition we were not doing very well, and we were not educating our children to the level we needed to remain competitive. it had almost nothing to do with the federal government at the outset. up rockas been a tactic of barack obama himself adopting this common core. a survey in connecticut, 72% of teachers, we are talking about literacy --e, embrace it. only two percent or three percent inc. it will lead to lower or worse results. others are not taking up position. when you have that embracing of a concept and teachers and administrators have had the time to look at what people want to inhasize, they are moving the right direction. we have seen no movement to abandon our common core. we need to hold ourselves accountable for success. >> it you think about the common core? what are the key strengths? about thenything implementation you are nervous about? >> there are fewer things but deeper. the ability to use those things we are learning successfully. whether it is in support of or inal thinking mathematics being able to answer promptly, i think that is the real strength. i think
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:30am EST
that poverty because she lacks a decent education or health care. for a community that views her future as their own that should bother all of us. >> i warns about the the dangers of the country of a growing inequality and a record income gap. the president argued that decade's long shift in the economy has undermind all groups poor and middle class that now face the same problems once attributed to inner city minority groups. one prescription is the height to the federal minimum wage now at 7.25 per hour. >> i'm going to keep pushing till we get a higher minimum wage for hard working american across the country. it will be good for the economy and our families. >> president made his call one day before thousands of fast food workers in 100 cities nationwide walked off the job on thursday in protest of low pay. these workers want a minimum wage hike to $15 per hower, higher than what the democrats want in the state at $10 an hour. president obama supports the 10.10 hike. congress has not raised the wage since 2009 on the legislation passed with george w. bush was president. >> is an inc
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
much. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> >> woodruff: next, how the american education system stacks up in global rankings and the questions surrounding that assessment. jeffrey brown has the story. >> brown: it's considered by many the world's most important exam. the program for international student assessment, or "pisa" test, has been given to 15-year- olds in 65 countries every three years since 2000. a way to test and compare performances in reading, math and science. results from 2012 were released today, and, once again, the u.s. hovered near the middle of the pack, lagging in some areas even as other countries advanced. math remains the biggest challenge. 29 other systems had higher average scores than american high schoolers. the u.s. fared better in reading, where it ranked 20th, and in science, ranking 23rd. the best results were in east asia, where students from shanghai, singapore, south korea and japan, among others, placed near the top. pisa results also showed another concern for american teens as well: a smaller percentage of them reached the top levels of proficiency.
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am PST
. they will pour resources into helping to improve the education of every child growing up in their native land. mandela greatly valued education. he once said education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. >> education was just very, very important to my grandfather. education is one of his things that he's so passionate about. every single one our family was educated. because he said when you're educated nobody else can take it away from you. >> for their support, for their love, for their dedication towards my father and the family. to thank them for their prayers and comfort during this difficult time. >> our thanks to the mandela family for sharing their father with the world. in the words of else in mandela, for to be free is not nearly to cast off ones chains but to live in a way that enhances the freedom of others. his daughter says he achieved that through the practice of peace and reconciliation. >> thank you, kelly. there are some new concerns over so-called energy drinks. accord to a brand-new study, those beverages can pose a serious risk to your heart
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 8:30am PST
about educational issues the gold out of the hong kong education zero them to condemn them into the debate over five thousand eight hundred students were studying hong kong but with the intention. the train to the club in two thousand total number stored in nearly thirty thousand. if you're sticking out. the twenty seven percent increase compared to the previous year the limited educational resources have been a more difficult for parents and school for the kit. here's what you can receive multiple mission letters. in alkaline about what it will get the entire night to get an application for the win gave birth to a top hong kong a few years ago. if you need to find a primary school for daughter. she committed fourteen application forms for primary school on top overall the project or applications. local resident and not having any remind her that she cannot go to hong kong. i mean who gets here she cried in desperation i got to play i think i like reading. you can the change i would never have given birth to my chair open hong kong. the cheaper cost of calm cool and bad edu
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
camacho rome herself works on projects under the bulgarian ministry of education to better integrate the roma children into schools. yet at other people voted them publicly about the reason for that is that they don't have the necessary education to get that out. only nine percent of roman and bulgaria has a secondary school education. while success stories but in the community that is mariana are motivating parents to place more importance on education the cost of schooling still leaves an unreachable for most in turn may resort to dig into dumpsters or stealing to get by. further fueling negative perceptions of the community well for now because the school bought the government doesn't do us money for them. it is tough moment. no summons a steal and we can hear the band many initiatives by the bulgarian government and the european union to better integrate the roma community into bulgarian society. however those programs haven't really done much in two thousand and five year called for a decade of roma inclusion doesn't intend to improve the socio economic status means that we lugg
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 8:30am PST
have a thing about it the combination of lack of high quality educational resources and pushy parent in beijing for the big standing on top of the school district some young women to look owning a house school district of the criteria for picking them to write typical data shows that the shabby thirty to forty year old apartment school district got one hundred on the web for square meter or more than one thousand five hundred us dollars per square foot. buying a ticket is worth a one bedroom apartment got that nine hundred thousand dollars. money can already purchased a house the school district in united state. welcome to my house for education america the dream of many chinese parent. china's rich people getting picky about where to buy the cost of america now he wanted to help cool down earlier this year. the story came out yummy chinese mother never stick point five million dollars to purchase the high end apartment in the upper side of manhattan she could be a part will be used for daughter would be hat your university or columbia university in the future. or when the real id ha
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
growth is greater than would be without them. where women and girls are given the chance to be educated and to get the healthcare they deserve to have, we know that societies benefit. where women and girls can participate in peace making and peace building as full members of society trying to resolve conflicts, we know that resolution is more likely to be sustained. it's a great honor for me to have this award. but it is a reminder of how much more we have yet ahead of us to accomplish. to make sure that tom's dream, tom's life, the examples of the award recipients with us and those unable to come, bring out in each of us our own commitments to what we will do to further the cause of human rights, universal human rights for every man, woman, boy and girl in the world. it is certainly what tom would expect us to do to hold high his ideals and by accepting this award and knowing that tom would not let me off the hook, otherwise, it is something that i will continue to be committed to in every way that i can with every fiber of my being. because the kind of world we want is a world in whi
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
on education and other schools are falling apart. throwing money is not the answer. we have to allow them to north innovate. we must end corporate welfare and crony capitalism. we must encourage policies that will lift up the individual. allow creation for new jobs and improve the schools. can't be a bailout though. it won't work. it would lead us further down a path of dependency. more jobs are only one part of the solution though. i believe we must also show that we can build on a government that values our god given rights of all americans. in addition economic freedom, we have to have a 21st century civil rights agenda with education, choice, voting rights and prison reform. no one life should be ruined because of a youthful mistake. no one should be thrown in prison for years and decades when they haven't hurt anyone but themselves. no one should lose their voting rights because they spent time in prison. it does us no good to create jobs for young people in detroit if they can't later get such jobs because of out of control war on drugs. they should be able to vote and have a life a
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
solve that, we will have major advances and a new education and training center. >> and how is the investment focus, do you think, and the strategic focus, going to shift as we look beyond a steady state afghanistan operation? >> i think we will very -- nato was very wise to invest in command and control. command and control is absolutely crucial. and now, we have a new technology. we understand much better how we can interact at a distance. we must, as well, deploy some demand and control elements. and how we can empower, i who say, the strategy corporal in the field, with the new technology. so we have a lot of things. in terms of the country as well. and certainly in the air/land domain, how we work again better together. we improve the efficiency. and the keys are the joint intellnnceg of everything. and afterwards, selective measures, selective effects to reach the best level of efficiency, i would say, on the realm, depending on the effects that we are really expecting from those system, those people, those men and women. >> you just had an industry day. have you been
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
education are in. for americans the numbers are going in the wrong direction. jonathan betz has the results. these tests show yet again american students are willing. the program for international student assessment tested students from around the world. asian countries were the top scores. the united states didn't crack the top 20. only 9% of american teens scored in the top two levels of maths, compared to shanghai where half the students who tested aced the exam. in maths 29 countries ranked better than america, including germany, u.k., france. but also countries like esownia, slovenia, chubb lick and latvia. for what it's worth, the u.s. outperformed students in mexico, jordan and indonesia. after 12 years of these tests the united states has not improved scores. the education secretary called it a picture of stagnation. >> the u.n. is marking today as international day for persons with disabilities. saying more than 1 billion people, 15% of the world's population live with a disability. the government estimates 19% of people have one, and many are children. some schools use technology
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 8:30am PST
into chronically short of the long run. that could hit the board of education communication will travel. all he could be due to low capital. we are all committed to the polls he could also provide the labor force has improved and international competitiveness which on economic development. its economy like it like more high technology industries. modern service industries. i could on thursday. at that time. more tellingly report to reply the un to bet that you publicly commit to demand the time and all. he was a newborn babies. the major force in promoting innovation multiple industry. we are at the coffee helped increase to govern tax revenues and financial income the entire population structure the next ten years. the teen population too bright. you increase the government expenditures on medical care to impose security. the honor because of the faulty increase in new born population. when they get to work the weekend to be more tax revenue which is a government financial pressures. however there also some worried about the new ball. the article post on twenty percent of business herald said
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm EST
that the congressional black caucus under the leadership of our chairwoman has been strong and educating our constituents about the affordable care act. in conclusion, a remaining challenge that we have. the voting acts must be re-authorized that was eliminated by the supreme court that took away the provisions of pre-clearance, which, in fact, provided justice and the right to vote for all americans. we are gathered hopefully in a bipartisan manner, the leadership of mr. sensenbrenner and others who are on various committees and the congressional black caucus and the leadership of our congressional black caucus to come together to be able to accept the constitutional premise, best said by the constitution, we are created equal. and we have coddled the right to vote, welcomed the right to ote, reading a story about our puerto rico and citizens. and those of us on the mainland who have had obstacles thrown at us across the pathway that needed to be protected not only by the bill of rights, but by the voting rights act that withstood the test of time and it is important that we get a construct that all of
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am EST
is a bartender while your parents or you paid $80,000 for an education. that's the reality the millennials face, lou. i said this in the break. no matter what people want to call obama or his policies or what's going on, it's the results and the current results we're dealing with. if you don't see upward mobility, you can't have the apartment you want, date the boy or girl you want or build something for your own future if you want a family. that's reality for millennials. >> politically these numbers are interesting. they cause great cause for concern. obama won this group, 29 and under, by massive majorities. they thought because obama is so hip and cool and the jay z connection and wearing the ipod, they would be able to lock in this generation as a democratic voting majority. if you can get them young and usually that's their voting identity for the rest of theirs lives. they realize the debt is going to be on them. the cost of obama care is going to be on them. they're saying we don't necessarily want any part of this. this is not what we signed up for. >> millennials identifying by a very
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
in energy, transport. we would like to invest in education in the u.k.. we would like to invest in health. we have projects in all of those areas that are ongoing at the moment. i am hoping even in the next few we will make one or two announcements indicating the scale of the opportunities that we have here in the u.k.. >> nigel, thank you so much for now. as we had to break, the world remembering nelson mandela. south africa's first black president passed away late yesterday and the tributes are pouring in. this to say.ma had >> to the people of south africa, we draw strength from the example of renewal and reconciliation and resilience that you made real. africa at peace with itself. an example to the world. that is the legacy to the nation he loved. ♪ >> nigel wilson is still with us. he is the ceo of one of the uk's biggest companies. talk to us about floods. we were looking at dramatic $ç#p10,000 people still have no electricity today. you said we have learned a lot of lessons from the past. and ourselvesent and numerous others have played a key role in how we deal with floods her
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
the temporary frustrations of the affordable care roll out. >> a lot of it is education. they don't understand what it is and are afraid to go through the process. >> for andy peak the partial government shutdown created confusion and fear about the affordable care act. >> i didn't want to punch the bottom and sign up to pay $280-$300, adding it to my meagre month to month income. >> as the dust settles counselling from the music heath alliance allowed him to take a look and sign up. he'll pay around $150 a month. and for a career musician, that could allow him to pursue his passion of performing for the rest of his life. >>> the administration says healthcare.gov is functional for 80% of users. >>> let's get a look at the morning business headlines. european and u.s. banks are expected to be hit with a fine for manipulating key interest rates. reuters says six bangs will be fined more than $2 million. they rigged bench marks determining the cost of lending from mortgages the banks involved. more regulations will be invoked. banks would be banned from doing anything for their own game. the new
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
education needs to be improved. whether you are going to get a lot of social media used as actually reading the attorney general's guidance, that's a separate question. but i think as part of the measure of art, education in schools as well, hopefully that will help to reduce the problems we have seen recently. >> that's fine for countries like england and whales, but of course, internationally, it's a separate problem, so the laws don't apply to anybody who is tweeting about a british case but from abooed, and it's very difficult to regulate that, isn't it? >> yes. >> particularly when there are different laws in different countries. >> yes, exactly. that is a major problem. it has an impact on high profile cases which would attract international interest. but there are those high-profile celebrities, politicians, companies, et cetera, and it's difficult, and you look at the position in the u.s., where, you know, prosecution for publication of -- of these sorts of comments for contempt of court is very, very limited and that is a massive problem, and i think one really interesting example
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:30am PST
don't have a job and you're in school and you're trying to better yoursel your education and you're burdened now with the demand that you get health care and you don't feel that you need it, you can't afford it, but there's a $95 fine you can pay to absolve you of your liability, of course they're going to do that. guess what, where are the young people, most of them, getting their funds from? either working one or two jobs and going to school or they're living with their parents and their parents are not going to foot the bill. >> how does it make sense, richard, to a young person to pay more for insurance than he or she otherwise would be doing so, so as to underwrite old americans, many of whom likely have more money than he or she, that young person does. how does that make sense? >> greg, i don't think it's making sense or not making sense issue. i think one, what brad is talking about, is a lot of college students and law students and ph.d. students are eligible to go back on their parent's health care insurance thanks to the affordable care act. so 3 million of them are al
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 8:30pm PST
with education and skills is rising. many people still believe a women's place is in her home. the rolls turkey so he enrolled in a focus on training course to get off work on top. this in new delhi with her parents and two brothers. when i offer you some killer on his monthly income one hundred pretty colors. the family family kits by. joshi want a job so she can contribute to the household budget. and her brothers schooling the situation is not easy he often meets with friends to stop job information they're also looking for permanent appointment. many physicians are temporary. it was nine. i even got chance to expand its place your day it was a new home and come check on your mind. always ensure she wants a stable income is to see how some training. she wanted to attend medical school. don't they. i want to be a content especially high tension judy's mother supports current orders ambition. she herself had no choice but to become a housewife. indeed it was inside the one juicy tidbit i couldn't of my generation i please have it tonight. also on the client the issue and it depends on your cli
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
of scientists you saw there. here is a great example in berkeley, a hands on educational program focusing on the effort to create what they call an apollo moment for the next generation as well as showing off pictures of earth. there is also a documentary at the hall called back to the moon for good showing progress the teams made in being able to get back to the moon by the end of 2015. that documentary runs through the holidays. >>> now time for brodie brazil. what is happening in your world? >> warriors in action tonight during a busy stretch on the road. franchise record they broke tonight, show you how the team is trying to bounce back in memphis after a loss in houston. >> the 49ers can deny the seahawks a division title tomorrow. we'll show you how pumped up san francisco fans are fort that chance. to those who've waited... worried... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied be
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
educators were killed nearly a year ago when the gunman started shooting in classrooms. central african republic is a landlocked country of some and descending into chaos. that's the warning from the united nations. fighters from a muslim rebel roup are being blamed for a series of brutal results to christian communities. and sent us this report and contains graphic violence which you may find disturbing. silence is haunting and unbroken. hundreds of miles. villages, burned villages. and the eerie sense of a nation hiding. three nervous ghost-like figures. on the right ge says we thought the rebels. six kidshis family has and the rest of the village are hiding out here in the bushes. back towards come the road. we're going to go and see them now. >> as word spreads, others koerb us.ally approach months of conflict here in the forced african republic perhaps 400,000 people to run for their lives. hey're stand ied, increasingly desperate and far from help. youngest lls his daughter last week. and her brother was killed also. animals here, no clean water. food. to the on road, and far outh
KRON
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
was. i saw it. >> we'll get people out here to take care of it to do a little education. and in a few minutes, they were on the scene educating. >> you are not supposed to enter until here. how do you tell the difference. >> there is a line in the street there. aide the rules of the bike lane. >> these dedicated bike lanes are unless you are parking. only merge when there is a break. buses cannot use it to keep on stel. they are for bikes. this guy gave me a piece of his mind and receiving a ticket. >> i teach at the university. i'm serious about it. >> okay. >> i don't see -- he was driving illegally and it is my fault. >> state law prohibits people from driving in the lane and no matter who you put the lane on the low is the law. >> thank you for bringing this to our attention. >>> we are back. if you are looking to see a movie there is a movie about family and justice. what is at the movies and what is showing in now showing. >> reporter: and around two broth merse a depressed town in america's rust belt. one of the brothers gets home from serving in iraq and lured into a ring and
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
: the education system, the job system is not treating all americans equally. you see that in the minority numbers. some of the callers have talked about this. anyou're going into environment where you are the orst person of this race gender in that role, how much more difficult is it for you to break in as opposed to a workforce that is more diverse? host: you look at the overall but the number%, approaches numeral seven percent because of the increase in african-american unemployed and teenagers. correct? guest: that is part of the factors. you have much higher unemployment among minorities and younger people. you also look at it based on educational breakdowns. the unemployment rate is considerably higher among those who have not completed high school compared to those who have completed college. work isic morath's available online. thank you for being with us. coming up next, the vice president is back in the u.s. following a weeklong trip that included stops in china, south korea, and japan. we will have david lampton joining us from johns hopkins to discuss the state of relations between the
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am EST
're not going to hurt the budgets of education because we are an education modulated government and of course health and welfare. these are the budgets that we are going to try to keep the way they are. we think there's some room for some cuts in the defense budget. not too much unfortunately. we live in a very shaky neighborhood it's very detailed. in this god is in the details. >> the federal reserve is now saying that this is over and that's causing a great deal of volatility in the markets. how will that impact the israeli market? >> first, foremost, 26, 27% of these exports are to the united states so this is immediate. it's a good thing that we have this separated. i mean, 26% to the united states, 30 something to europe and the rest to the far east and the rest of the world which means we are balancing the way that one area of the world is in trouble or collapsing or the second 2008 is happening, we are better protected against this, but the united states is the biggest sister. whatever happens there influences us. of course, we were following bernanke's policies and we, like the rest
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am PST
to put our children first and create situations in which we push not just the children but the educators that sur ound them. too many of us are comfortable with mediocrity. as michelle said, the rest of the world is moving forward. we haven't dropped, we're just losing in a race because we're not moving forward. >> frank talk from steve perry and michelle reed on this important issue. >>> we have much more ahead in the cnn newsroom and it all starts right now. i am fredricka whitfield. ice, sleet, snow, a cold snap hits much of the u.s., knocking out power for hundreds of thousands of people. and plunging central parts of the country into bone chilling cold. we're going live to the heart of the storm next. >>> and home at last after six weeks locked up in north korea, an elderly u.s. war veteran suddenly free. he is now back home. and we just heard from him last hour. >>> plus, after ineffective chemotherapy and failed bone marrow transplant, this 15-year-old leukemia patient thought he would die. then an experimental treatment changed everything. details coming up. >>> merrill newman ba
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
. it's an imphotographe above im . and one. major challenges of the and the education system is always a challenge. the healthcare system is always a challenge. and those are the various issues that south africans have to make. the death of nelson mandela reminds everyone about how far they have gone. how far the south african government and people have come. are those row minders because of his death in some ways, are those reminders that will help spur the country forward, did you think? rvetion nk i thinkthink. >> i think the revelation will be inspiring to south africans and it's not something that they will change soon. >> zplrvetion. >> i think to change the few cuss of the world and when the wrrbled looks at us and talks about the legacy of nelson mandela. how can we convert that into international goodl good will ao elect better leaders and run our country better and continue to be a democratic society. how do south africans teach their children about what happened in the past. >> there are different ways. and south africa has a yum of -- a number of museums. and there is also
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:30am PST
ups didn't expect that one and you just see what new steps camera will take the time education cooperation. this is the frisbee that that day the camera and tended and eighteen h on a uk business and that is the highest a double checked to see between the two countries. this here there are discussions on infrastructure to deal a new clean power corporation investment in the uk healthcare and others. all activities are expected to help to cut its trade and economic relations between the two countries. with some cctv edgy. the movie. combing the human beings and all. i will post soon. roper and explore. aunt trudy of time aunt cc welcome back to cctv means china has had success the last days. turn left or even approaching the moon found the speech on lives lost and saying southwest china is the fuss tiny tiny spacecraft to land on the set is of an extraterrestrial quality and fast i'm a row that will land on the moon in full with decades the mystery is a need to follow the success is the channel line and china two nations in two thousand and seven and two thousand and twenty pen
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:30am PST
hundred students at the university and one he claimed of topics including education exchange programs and the uk its visa policy later he is expected to hold meetings with the late on experience in shanghai to promote bilateral trade ties on monday county showed his support for the famous british brand gather land rover satisfactory. he later spoke at the uk chinese business and it's made clear his desire for a tiny eu deal catherine safin said he was the first european leader to champion said the deal had discussed the issue with other eu member states the deal would address the services little eye patients and better intellectual property rights protection. we allow cctv america has spoken to bruce's stokes the director of global economic package used at pew research center. still it has some analysis on the likelihood of an eu china trade deal and an outlook on tiny uk economic relations probably appealing to a base in britain we know incarcerated pew that the british are overwhelmingly supported free trade. eighty seven percent i bought the highest in the world. um there's a lot o
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 8:30am PST
their education possibility. go way of making money matters were talking the cost was just that they can. recently the chinese minister of commerce week that i never did pick up the commodity transportation to present very hyper years down from the chinese government showed that it doesn't well the code to pick up the mountain of nine point four two in us. about one point five two in us dollars for agents and the tdp the proportion even more than two times of the developed countries. the high cost of shipping commodities regarding the most serious problems in business. i went to the doc also pushes the price and product as a result which effectively can come to market well the chili peppers in the province of one of the purchase price about two dollars for each kilogram. when the trend for debating retail price the peppers with the five year old children. to the retailer when the charges are brought into close bond with the main reasons for pushing practice apartheid sometimes visitors to the piece of road to find the pic of one third the total logistics costs for businesses in china kept observin
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
i asked the fcc. japanese elementary school education is designed to be called recruits. developing tools for these personalities as well as their mark. i knew millwall are considered only on cw. i'm suffering at all the good news as given in and he's on the head on thousands of ukrainians protests in kiev to mind and closer ties with european union. indians are south africans from them but no one fell out with a national day it was a castle and find your next match. struggling to breathe. in. the stuart three thousand for all ranch kiev independence class what ukrainians are massing two points to anger at president become gonna call that the court government to step down. it is expected to be the largest rally since mass protest on the three weeks ago. demonstrators are angry on the carpet and down them and mom packed with the eu in favor of the trade deal with moscow. opposition forces without calling ukrainians have responded with a show of strength. waiting ukrainian in and around two hundred thousand of them had descended on the part that yet. they're determined to force out th
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
so intertwined with its students' top rankings, the education ministry has so far been silent on when its no-home work rule may be applied across the country. seth doane, cbs news, beijing. >> pelley: well, america's well ahead of china in space and today just after sundown a space rocket lifted off from cape canaveral in florida and delivered a communications satellite into orbit. it's a first for spacex. it's a private company that is already sending cargo to the international space station. in the future, spacex also hopes to send astronauts aloft. is this the future of drag racing? what happened to the roar of the engines? that's coming next. engines? that's coming next. [ male announcer ] here's a question for you. if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energy efficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. there's a lot i had to do... ... watch my diet. st
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
lanza killed 20 children and six educators at sandy hook elementary school. this will be the first time you will hear these tapes on cnn. i can tell you we came to this decision after hours of discussion and consideration of the context of the news. afterwards, we'll hear from a former congressman who had been tasked with finding a way to better protect our children. but first, this report from deborah. we should warn you, what you're about to hear could be disturbing. >> reporter: the first call came from the school secretary moments after class started. it gives insight into how quickly adam lanza was able to get into the secured building. >> what's the location of the emergency? >> i think there is somebody shooting in here. in sandy hook school. >> what makes you think that? >> because somebody has a gun. i saw glimpse of somebody running down hallway. they're still running. they're still shooting. sandy hook school please. >> seven 911 calls were released. they captured the fear and quiet urgency and lack of panic of those inside and at the police dispatch. one woman shot in the fo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am EST
, i'm focusing on taking care of them, making them happy, and make sure they get the education so that they don't have to work a fast food restaurant at $9.31. >> the university of pittsburgh is held up as a model of recovering from a decline, striking the right mix of development to allow to weather the cycle of boom and bust that has devastated other cities. we investigate. >> so much of eric's life sounds like a fantasy. an old industrial slag heap is in a city -- there's a culture, there's reasons for smart people to come -- >> i cannot recall ever saying that he wants to be someplace else. in his terms, what do we need to do to make us better, that fits our needs. >> and it is leadier in health care and technology. pittsburgh does tunes the huge wealth -- >> thank you very much. three wickets, could have been better in the final session of three. after some ill tempered exchanges in the first half, no less competitive this i'mout. >> we still hate each other's guts. [ laughter ] >> i told michael clarke i'd rip his ears off. this is also going to be a bit of a niggle. >> a lo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
feel to go have brought up children in the multi-racial education society and they proved they can make it. >> did you have that opportunity? >> no. >> they are raising a black child and their community is more diverse. >> failure their eyes are open. >> today was a day of prayer and reconciliation. ana katrada knew him for two decades in prison. >> with freedom comes responsibility. freedom did not fall from heaven. >> today, they did say goodbye and thanked the man who gave their children the diverse future they never had. >> as perussia put it to me today, she was thanking mandela for creating such a special country for her children to grow up in. nick schifrin, ephelides, joe hansesburg. >> many have gathered at first african methodist episcopal church in los angeles to pay their respect. nelson mandela visited the city in 1990 after his release from prison. brian rooney is live outside that church. explain to us why that church is such a special connection to nelson mandela >> reporter: well, it's one of the most prominent churches in all of los angeles, and it is a community focus
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
lanza murdered 20 children, six educators and his mother before killing himself. >>> up next, is the obama care website a hacker's paradise? >>> but first, here's what some of our fox affiliates across the country are covering tonight. kttv in los angeles with the latest on the car crash that killed actor paul walker. autopsy results say he was killed by the combined effects of the impact and subsequent fire. investigators are still trying to determine what caused that car to careen out of control. wsvn in miami with nearly four dozen pilot whales stranded in shallow water in a remote area of florida's everglades national park. ten have already died. workers are trying to coax the remaining whales back into deeper water. >>> and this is a live look at eden prairie, minnesota, from fox 9. the big story there tonight is the storm that has spread about two feet of snow in northeastern minnesota. heavy snow and ice have contributed to hundreds of traffic accidents around that state and were cited in at least four fatal crashes since monday. that's tonight's live look outside the
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
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ABC
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am PST
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Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
people -- ofnsure of what how'd how this would relate. i think we have educated the markets. realize we get an extremely good value. >> checking some other stories making headlines around the world. the crisis in china has escalated. missy --the delimited illegitimacy. this comes as antigovernment protesters prepared a renewed push to topple the prime minister. they want to replace it with this. that government can do under the constitution under the law and that might follow, we are willing to work it. day it will one leave apart. is expanding its air defenses zone, adding to regional tensions sparked by beijing similar move. korea's his own covers two islands and a submerged rock. discuss the issue when he visited seoul, beijing, and tokyo. north korea has now confirmed un'swall of kim jong uncle. he was seen closest to the camera. over the weekend, the shot was tighter. this is the second most powerful figure. charged with corruption, drug use, and other antistate acts. fog is forecast once again. conditions have been like this for nearly a week, prompting an orange alert for severe
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
time, we have educated the market. >> let's bring in the latest development from thailand as prime minister yingluck shinawatra saying she will dissolve parliament. we are also heading to mumbai to gauge market reaction to state elections. ♪ >> hello, everybody. this is "on the move." prime minister changes tactics in thailand. given way toop has a rally across asia for stocks led by japan. rate expectations, what will sri lanka do? woman's from now, we hear from the central bank governor. let's get it straight to john and have a look at what is happening with this rally in asia and what is behind it. >> we have good figures out of the u.s. on friday. 200-3000 jobs added. that is encouraging. we have china figures out, exports far better than forecast. japan's gdp, not encouraging unfortunately. china, the u.s., that is the foundation for asia. australia, a bit of the kleins. -- declines. see -- taiwann up. nikkei driven by the lower yen. we have hang seng up by 0.5%. shanghai also seeing gains. we have malaysia -- let's look at hong kong. look at the different areas. we have ame
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
children and six educators were shot to death by 20-year- old adam lanza. a judge ordered the audio material released under the state's freedom of information law. the suspected gunman in the deadly shooting at los angeles international airport has made his first court appearance. paul ciancia entered no plea today to charges he killed an airport security officer and wounded three other people last month. he was denied bail. the 23-year-old suspect was wounded by police during the attack. in economic news, a survey of leading corporate chief executives found they're more optimistic and plan to increase hiring. at the same time, growth at service sector companies last month was the weakest since june. the conflicting data left wall street looking for direction. the dow jones industrial average lost almost 25 points to close at 15,889. the nasdaq rose a fraction of a point to close at 4,038. there's word today that the great majority of american silent films are now gone forever. the library of congress reported 70% of the 11,000 feature-length movies have been lost or destroyed. only
CBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
. in november, many were good-paying jobs. 40,000 in education and health care, 27,000 manufacturing jobs added. 17,000 construction jobs. >> now we're getting consistent job reports that are plus 200,000. that's very positive not only for the economy but it should be positive for people should start to feel generally better. that conditions are in fact improving. >> on closer look, the unemployment rate for adult men is at 6.7%. for women, 6.2%. but the numbers are higher for african-americans and teenagers. still, some worry washington's upcoming budget battles could threaten the recovery. >> it's quite clear that the u.s. economy pays attention to what washington is doing. but this is an unpredictable business. makes it interesting, but it makes it hard to know sort of what the washington does in the next week, month, or year. what that means for sort of how much the economy can recover and at what rate. >> while there might be political uncertainty, for the time being, there is only good news for those like recent college grad eddie christian who just landed his first job. >> i look at this
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
jobs this year, the best since 2005 and the gains not just in low-rate sectors. a lot in education and health care, professional services like accountants and travel agents. and hiring in manufacturing is strongest since last year. wages are up and americans are working less hours. the list goes on. the report pushed the dow up 200 points friday. the federal reserve will release its findings soon. rememberer we still haven't gained back all the jobs we lost during the recession. 1 million to go. poppy and victor, still work to be done. >> zain, thank you very much. i want to put this in perspective, despite a week of very good news about the economy, a lot of you are not feeling the recovery. there's a recent cnn/orc poll, it highlights how things are going. 59%. almost 6 in 10 americans said badly, just 41% said they feel things are going well. and that has a lot to do with the fact all the jobs coming back, a lot of them of not high paying jobs. >> this week, south africa is paying tribute to nelson mandela, ten days of mourning are under way for the man many called madiba. but t
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
of the largest education achievement gaps in the country. you can see live on our companion network. entrepreneurs in the financial and banking industry recently took are in a discussion about the future of money transactions and traditional banking structure. this event was part of the 2013 chicago ideas week. gentlemen, please welcome the founder of the online financial network tasty trade. [applause] >> i get to look at a picture of me -- of myself. they said you're coming out after vog. i said, what is that? they said, voice of god. this is a huge discovery. it is cool. how are you? thank you for coming out today. it is going to be an incredible show. we have five amazing speakers, interesting people, and i think you will really enjoy it. it is all about the benjamin's. just giving the last couple of people a few seconds to come in. i have been in the chicago money world for a pretty long time, almost 33 years. think -- i built think or swim, and now building a financial media company. i'm excited to be here. i have been on the road for 13 years, doing talks about financial enga
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
will be buried in qunu, his home village, it was be a small affair. people will learn to educate the yawning as to whoa he was. >> it's are remarkable scope. what are the messages coming in from religious leaders? >> well, you can put it simply. from father sebastian at the largest catholic church in soweto, he told me a couple of hours ago that nelson mandela paved the way. now we need to walk it. his sermon is we can live back to the past, let's take what he did and move ahead. that's a basic message religious leaders are having over the country. here in soweto all the reflection and prayers is manifesting itself in a massive and joyful street scope. we have seep seen parade, dancing and sipping. >> it's quite a scene. a week of ceremonies before nelson mandela's burial next sunday. today is a day of prayer outside of nelson mandela's home. a memorial will be held on tuesday with leaders from around the world, including president obama and former presidents, george w. bush, jimmy carter and bill clinton. >> a map who defended his imprisonment is speaking out about his leg as yip. when man
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